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SHANNON KNAPP

SHANNON KNAPP President & Chief Executive Officer The Leading Hotels of the World Shannon Knapp and her business The Leading Hotels of the World have cemented their legacy in hospitality for years. Their current President and CEO, Shannon Knapp, joined us on the show and Patrizia and her spoke about the importance of remaining open …

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PASCAL JENNY

PASCAL JENNY President Arosa Tourism Pascal Jenny, the president of Arosa Tourism in Switzerland came to visit us on the show and talked to us about saving bears, the Arosa 2030 vision and the uniqueness of skiing. The former professional handball player told Philip about the Arosa Bärenland Foundation, whose mission is to save bears, …

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MIEKE VELDHUIS

MIEKE VELDHUIS Chief People & Culture Officer The Social Hub You heard it here first and to mark the occasion, Mieke Veldhuis, Chief People & Culture Officer at The Social Hub, is our guest on our next podcast episode. She revealed to us why The Student Hotel outgrew its name and is changing it to …

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portrait of, podcast guest on smack, Jan Starcke

JAN STARCKE

Jan Starcke Travel Industry Lead Meta (formerly Facebook) Jan Starcke, Travel Industry Lead at Meta, formerly Facebook, met with us and talked to us about his story. He allowed us some interesting glimpses behind the scenes of his work and told us, what it was like to join Facebook back in 2013, being part of …

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THOMAS EDELKAMP

Thomas Edelkamp Chairman Romantik Hotels & Restaurants AG The second episode of season 3 took us to the German Hotel Convention (Deutscher Hotelkongress 2021), hosted by the dfv Mediengruppe and ahgz. Thomas Edelkamp, Chairman of the Board at Romantik Hotels & Restaurants AG joined us during the event and told us about his career starting …

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CHRISTOPHER HARTLEY

CHRISTOPHER HARTLEY Chief Executive Officer Global Hotel Alliance Christopher Hartley, CEO of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) joined us for a talk about the future of (business) travel and loyalty programs. Chris is not only an experienced traveller, but also a veteran of the hospitality industry, so it goes without saying that we also asked …

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ANNE WAHL-POZEG

ANNE WAHL-POZEG Senior Vice President of Communications for Northern Europe Accor Anne Wahl-Pozeg, Senior Vice President Communications Northern Europe at Accor came to join us on the show. Anne told us all about her journey to now being in charge of the press, internal and partner communications in Accor’s Northern Europe division, which includes 30 …

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ROY HIMMELREICH

ROY HIMMELREICH Senior Executive ManagerRelationship Marketing Hotel Sixt Roy Himmelreich, Senior Executive Manager Relationship Marketing Hotel at Sixt is featuring Philip Ibrahim’s first episode as a host on SMACK. Roy and Philip exchange old stories from back in the days when they were working at Accor together, all the way to Roy’s current role at …

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TIMOTHEE SEMELIN

TIMOTHEE SEMELIN Global Senior Corporate DirectorDigital Marketing & Transformation Rosewood Hotels Timothee Semelin, Global Senior Corporate Director of Digital Marketing & Transformation of Hong Kong’s based Rosewood Hotels, started of season 2 and joins Fritz Dickamp for a chat about the progress of digital marketing and what the future holds for the hospitality industry in …

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